India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Saturday November 14, 2015
The Enforcement Directorate has revoked the transfer of its Assistant Director Niranjan Singh posted at Jallandhar zonal office.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Novartis has agreed in principle to pay $390 million to settle US allegations that it used kickbacks to speciality pharmacies to push sales of some drugs, the Swiss company said on Tuesday, hitting third-quarter earnings.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Monday October 26, 2015
An Indian-origin gynaecologist in the US state of Massachusetts has been arrested for allegedly accepting favours from a pharmaceutical firm in return for prescribing its drugs and allowing sales-representatives to access the records of patients.
Indians Abroad | Indo-Asian New Service | Saturday October 24, 2015
An Indian-origin gynaecologist has been arrested in the US for allegedly accepting favours from a pharmaceutical company in return for prescribing its osteoporosis drugs, a media report said.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Monday October 5, 2015
As Indrani Mukerjea battles for life at a Mumbai Hospital, questions are being raised over how she managed to overdose on drugs while at a high- security prison in the city.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday August 18, 2015
In a major setback for the Mumbai Police, a special court rejected its plea for a fresh test of samples from the seizures made from a constable who was arrested for the possession of the narcotic drug Mephederone, known by its street name of 'Meow Meow'.
India News | Reuters | Friday July 17, 2015
The Supreme Court has asked the central government to reexamine its pricing policy for essential medicines after a group of non-governmental organisations challenged the provisions, a lawyer involved in the case said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 3, 2015
Slamming "ham-handed enforcement" action against e-commerce major Snapdeal for online sale of prescription drugs, former Union Minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot today said the move goes against the government's stated position of promoting businesses and home-grown entrepreneurs.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Friday May 1, 2015
Maharashtra's Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) today said it has ordered that a First Information Report (FIR) be filed against Kunal Bahl, the CEO of e-commerce giant Snapdeal.com, for the sale of prescription drugs online.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 29, 2015
The US Supreme Court was set to hear arguments about lethal injections Wednesday, after states began using alternative drugs -- believed by some to cause pain and suffering -- to carry out the executions.
Edzard Ernst, guardian.co.uk | Friday March 13, 2015
Pharmacists who sell homeopathic remedies as anything other than placebos are putting their customers health at risk.
India News | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday March 10, 2015
The alleged confession of one of the accused has further embroiled Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who is also related to the Badal family, in the synthetic drugs scam case. Key accused Jagjit Singh Chahal has claimed to have given Rs 35 lakh as election funds to Mr Majithia between 2007 and 2012.
India News | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday January 17, 2015
An Assistant Director of the Enforcement Directorate, who recently questioned Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Majithia in a drug case, has been transferred.
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Sunday December 28, 2014
Just days after its top leader was quizzed by the Enforcement Directorate over a money laundering case in the drugs trade, the Shiromani Akali Dal or SAD has decided to launch an offensive against the Border Security Force, purportedly holding it responsible for the drugs menace in Punjab.
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from IANS) | Friday December 26, 2014
Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia was today questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a multi-crore international synthetic drugs racket busted last year.
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Monday December 22, 2014
A political storm is brewing over the Enforcement Directorate's summons to Punjab's cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majithia in connection with a money laundering case. The agency is investigating the international money transaction link in the multi-crore drugs racket detected by the Punjab Police last year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 22, 2014
A Colombian father was arrested on Friday on suspicion of forcing his 11-year-old daughter to swallow 104 cocaine-filled capsules and trying to use her as a drugs mule.
India News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 20, 2014
Five fishermen spared the death sentence in Sri Lanka and freed on Wednesday will take a longer route home than they may have thought. Their families in Tamil Nadu returned disappointed this morning from an airport after learning that the men would be flown to Delhi first.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday October 31, 2014
Five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been given death sentence by a Sri Lankan court on charges of drug peddling. The men have 15 days in which to appeal against the order in a higher court. Both the Central and state governments say they will continue to fight the case.
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday October 30, 2014
Five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been given death sentence by Sri Lankan court in a drugs smuggling case.
Agra News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Bodies of a British couple were found in a hotel room early on Tuesday, police said adding that preliminary inquiries suggest "a case of overdose of drugs".
Thursday October 9, 2014
The Centre's decision to decontrol prices of 108 cardiac and diabetes drugs was on Thsrday challenged before the Supreme Court which agreed to hear the case "as soon as possible".
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday September 23, 2014
Olympic champion Sun Yang roared in celebration at the win, among five for China on the night as they finally hit form in the pool and leapt ahead of Japan 10-7 in the swimming titles tally.
Wednesday August 20, 2014
A filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday shows market share gains in key drugs in the US market, analysts say.